Offshore Gripper Arm

DF Barnes demonstrates excellence in fabricating and machining a 2.5-ton gripper arm, showcasing precision, resilience, and structural integrity for complex offshore projects.

Offshore Gripper Arm

  • Fabrication and Machining of 2.5 ton gripper arm for offshore use.
  • Major components machined from 12’ thick plate using the DF Barnes HAAS 1600-5 axis Horizontal Mill.
  • 26 individual pieces were machined and subsequently assembled by shop crew.
  • Once constructed specific components of the gripper arm was coated with Xylan, then the entire unit was coated for offshore use.


St. John’s, NL




To Machine and Fabricate single gripper arm for offshore use


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